States at greatest risk of power blackouts are
More than one million people in
Strong winds can bring trees and tree debris down onto power lines. Rain saturated ground increases the possibility of trees toppling in heavy wind.
The Blackout Risk Model was developed by
The Blackout Risk Model technology integrates a database of possible weather conditions, satellite analysis of trees near electrical distribution lines, proprietary knowledge of the electrical grid infrastructure, and detailed economic and demographic data.
Experts available for media interviews:
Prior to joining HSB, Robin served as an electrical engineer on-board of ocean-going vessels and worked as engineering manager for